Govt. of India has given the responsibility of spreading I.T. culture upto the district level, to the National Informatics Centre known as NIC . The NIC is engaged in the computerisation of offices of state / central government in the district since 1988, when this started functioning here . The various activities being undertaken by the district unit can be categorised as following:
Video Conferencing facility to the Govt.
Providing computer training to the officials of government offices .
Creation of IT culture in the offices of the State/Central government
Develop, implement & maintain the software for use of offices of state government .
Implement projects at the district level undertaken by the NIC Hq/NIC state unit .
Providing connectivity to the government offices to the NICNET, a nationwide computer network of NIC .
The impact of I.T. revolution can be well seen in the district, a brief description of the main projects / activities is given below .
Land Records Computerisation Land Record is fully computerised in all Tehsils. The Record of Right (ROR) Khatauni is getting generated online through the Computers at the Tehsils. The Revenue is getting collected through this computerisation. This is a one step ahead in e-governance. Due to this facility at Tehsil the Farmer can get his Khatas nakal from Computer Centre itself. This will also enable the administration at Tehsil level to generate the various reports based on the information entered in computer. The beauty of this project is that it is running in Tehsils by Lekhpals efforts after getting trained by NIC District Centre.
Treasury Computerisation The activities of the District Treasury have been fully computerised . All sorts of work like Bill passing, Payment, Receipts, CCL / DCL & Pension disbursement have been computerised . Cheques printing is being performed by Computer only. No Manual work. This Treasury Computerisation software got ISO 9001 award. This total computerisation was done by NIC.
District Court Computerisation To facilitate litigants, all informations related to a case in all courts have been fed in the Computer. Daily Cause List is being generated and displayed in the courts to enable the litigants to access informations about their case. An Information Facilitation Counter has been opened in the Centralized Computer Centre to enquire about the case of the litigants. Also e-mail facility has been made available in the District Court to send / receive messages.
Statistical Magazine : The Statistical Magazine / Sankhyikiya Patrika is a government Magazine, which contains all sorts of information about the district. The Sankhyikiya Patrika is fully web enabled and available on upgov.up.nic.in./planning, which contains data since year 1995 to 2003. This was made successful with the co-operation of DESTO and NIC.
NICNET Connectivity The district unit has given NICNET connectivity to the various govt. offices through dialup connections, to avail the Email facility .
Monitoring Projects Various computer aided monitoring projects are being run in the sector of Revenue, Rural Development, Public Grievances etc. to assist the district administration . In addition to the above, the district unit is engaged in providing "Consultancy" to the govt. offices in the area of computerisation .